Sour mixes are the easy way out. This is the 19th Century way to make a whiskey sour, and it still stands tall over 200 years later. The key is to find the right balance of citrus and sugar, but if you follow the recipe you’re in good hands.
The Rojo Whiskey Sour is an enhanced whiskey sour. Sours emerged as staple cocktails during prohibition when whiskey became the (defacto?) alcohol of choice to be smuggled into major cities. The red wine helps to balance the sour and cut the flavor of alcohol and quickly became a staple metropolitan cocktail
This cocktail has always been a classic but recently regained popularity from the show Mad Men and overall resurgence of American whiskey. The Old Fashioned is a great introduction into spirit-forward classic cocktails and mixology techniques. Tap into your inner Don Draper and give it a try.
Grab a bottle of rye whiskey and sweet vermouth and rest assured that you can mix up the ideal Manhattan experience. With a status as a cultural icon and dozens of variations to its name, this recipe is true to the original. Some things are just not worth messing with.
Dating back to the 1800's the Hot Toddy is known as the perfect night-cap to end a chilly winter day. Some even swear it's the best way to soothe a sore throat. This classic recipe is very easy to customize, so don't be afraid to experiment like we did with this Blood Orange Hot Toddy. While the original recipe calls for Irish Whiskey, the smooth sweet flavors found in most bourbons are also a great compliment to the fresh, tart lemon juice. Another way you can make this your own is by swapping the plain sugar for an alternate sweetener like honey or maple syrup, both will play nicely with the spicy clove and whiskey flavors. So whether you're fending off a cold, or thawing out by the fire, mixing up a classic like this is sure to warm you up from the inside out.